France make two changes for Six Nations game against Scotland

Damian Penaud starts at right wing for France
Damian Penaud starts at right wing for France
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France head coach Fabien Galthie has made two changes for the upcoming Six Nations campaign clash against Scotland to be played at Murrayfield Stadium on Saturday.

Paul Willemse will be unavailable for the encounter following his suspension with Cameron Woki coming into the second row joining Paul Gabrillagues.

The second change sees Yoram Moefana dropping to the bench with Louis Bielle-Biarrey coming in at left wing. The front row sees no change with Cyril Baille, Peato Mauvaka and Uini Atonio starting at front row with Grégory Alldritt captaining in the back row that also has Charles Ollivon and Francois Cros.

Matthieu Jalibert starts at fly-half with Maxime Lucu at scrum-half while Gaël Fickou and Jonathan Danty continuing with the midfield partnership.

Toulouse flanker Alexandre Roumat could also make his international debut from the bench.

France are at the last position in the Six Nations table following their 17-38 defeat to Ireland in the opening fixture.

France: 15 Thomas Ramos, 14 Damian Penaud, 13 Gaël Fickou, 12 Jonathan Danty, 11 Louis Bielle-Biarrey, 10 Matthieu Jalibert, 9 Maxime Lucu, 8 Grégory Alldritt (c), 7 Charles Ollivon, 6 François Cros, 5 Paul Gabrillagues, 4 Cameron Woki, 3 Uini Atonio, 2 Peato Mauvaka, 1 Cyril Baille

Reserves: 16 Julien Marchard, 17 Sébastien Taofifenua, 18 Dorian Aldegheri, 19 Posolo Tuilagi, 20 Alexandre Roumat, 21 Paul Boudehent, 22 Nolann Le Garrec, 23 Yoram Moefana

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